Streaming Royalties and the Starving Artist: How Musicians Make Money

Streaming Royalties and the Starving Artist: How Musicians Make Money

If you’ve actually purchased music lately, it’s likely more for style than function. The vinyl revival has kept the vintage format of buying music steadily increasing. But CD players aren’t cool anymore, and why buy a digital album when you can stream it the same way for free? Today, the majority of today’s music revenue…

How to Save During Retirement Without Going Back to Work

How to Save During Retirement Without Going Back to Work

After spending decades in the workforce, probably the last thing you want to do is work during your retirement. But according to a Bankrate survey from 2016, most Americans plan to do just that, and 62% of them said money was a motivating factor. We want to help you conserve your money so that you…

How Netflix Can Help You Learn Another Language

How Netflix Can Help You Learn Another Language

You might escape everyday life by re-watching your favorite shows, whether it’s to drown the monotony of your 9-to-5 job or laugh at something all over again. In fact, science says indulging in, say, all eight episodes of Queer Eye season two in one day produces dopamine, a chemical that makes us feel excited and…

How to Keep Your Home Safe While on Vacation

How to Keep Your Home Safe While on Vacation

An empty home is a vulnerable home. In fact, most burglary-related crimes happen during the day when no one’s home, and according to Johnathan Frisk, an officer with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, you’re not the only one who doesn’t want a confrontation. Frisk says intruders typically don’t want resistance, either. Before leaving for an extended…

Tips For Traveling With Your Dog

Tips For Traveling With Your Dog

Traveling with your dog is a great way to see the world with your best furry friend by your side. However, where you go and how you travel can make or break the experience. That’s why we pulled out all the stops researching the best places to visit to with your dog. But picking the…

Training Advice for Traveling With Your Dog

Training Advice for Traveling With Your Dog

A bit of training can go a long way before embarking on a trip with your dog. Picking the destination is only the start. There are a lot of other factors to consider when traveling with your dog, which is why we talked to Suzanne Bryner of Lucky Fido Dog Training. Bryner is a certified…

Keeping Your Dog Safe In Hot Weather

Keeping Your Dog Safe In Hot Weather

There’s no better way to see the world than with your dog at your side. That’s why we pulled out all the stops researching the best places to visit with your dog to find the U.S. cities with the most pet-friendly amenities and activities. Because so many dog-friendly destinations are likely to see warm weather,…

How Lemonade Insurance Works

How Lemonade Insurance Works

When Life Gives You Lemons… Having to pay for homeowners insurance month after month leaves a sour taste in most people’s mouths. Lemonade, an app-based homeowners and renters insurance company, is trying to turn that lemon into something sweet by simplifying the insurance process. Insuring your home or apartment through Lemonade is meant to be…

HBO Now vs. HBO Go

HBO Now vs. HBO Go

If you’ve been searching for a way to join the “Game of Thrones” bandwagon, you might be a bit confused about your HBO access options. The choice of HBO Now vs. HBO Go probably felt like seeing double, and with the announcement of HBO Max, even more confusion looms on the horizon. To sum it…

How to Shop for Deregulated Energy in Texas

How to Shop for Deregulated Energy in Texas

Moving to Texas? Take advantage of the state’s retail electricity market Fewer than 20 U.S. states have opted to ditch the old, state-controlled energy model in favor of a competitive energy marketplace. Since 2002, the Lone Star State has been one of them. Whether you’re just moving to Texas, or a born-and-bred Texan interested in…